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NOW ENROLLING FOR SPRING 2022
After applying for admission to the college, students must complete a second step to be formally accepted into this program. Several criteria are used to determine if a student is academically ready for the program. Students should contact a Health Technologies counselor to discuss the next steps: 440.525.7200.

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Do you want to work directly with patients? Then a career as a phlebotomy technician (PBT) is a good choice. The laboratory depends on the phlebotomy technician to collect quality samples from the patient to produce quality laboratory results. To do this the phlebotomy technician must create an atmosphere of trust and confidence with patients while drawing blood specimens in a skillful, safe and reliable manner.

Phlebotomy technicians must set high standards for themselves, and the must be deeply committed to quality healthcare delivery. They must like challenge and responsibility, work well under pressure and communicate effectively.

After completion of this program, students are eligible to take a national certification exam.

Employment opportunities for phlebotomists are widespread. The growth is driven by the increased medical needs of an aging population, advanced in-home healthcare services, and expanding employment with contract laboratory organizations.

 

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